Surviving Mother’s Day When Your Mom Has Alzheimer’s

When I was growing up, we always celebrated Mother’s Day by going out to brunch or having a cookout at our house. I loved buying my mom flowers and finding her the perfect gift to show my love and appreciation. That all changed once my mom was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. As the disease progressed, I … Continue reading Surviving Mother’s Day When Your Mom Has Alzheimer’s

I’m Grateful I Chose to Change My Perspective On My Mom’s Alzheimer’s

A few years into my mom’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis, she and I were alone at her house one morning. I told her that I was going upstairs to do a few things and to call me if she needed me. After just a few minutes, I heard her calling out for me from her chair in … Continue reading I’m Grateful I Chose to Change My Perspective On My Mom’s Alzheimer’s